Hands On Urban Composting Workshop- SF

Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 by

Always wanted to compost but need a little direction? Garden for the Environment, located on Lawton street in San Francisco, offers just that; a free, hands on class that teaches methods for backyard and worm composting for home and community gardens.  “Come learn what you can do to improve your garden and prevent organic waste […]

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Composting Must-Knows for City Dwellers

Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 by

Just because you find yourself in a city without room for a cute backyard garden, doesn’t mean you can’t be a compost participant! Check out this blog post from Grist, where you can find tips on how to compost through use of tumblers, worm bins, and where to find municipal composting programs where you live. […]

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Live in SF? Get a free kitchen compost pail!

Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 by

Free Compost Pail here 😛 After moving to San Francisco from Berkeley, the first thing I did the next morning was grab the French press to brew some much needed coffee to tackle the perilous day of unpacking I had ahead of me. Unfortunately, when I went to compost my coffee grounds, I found I had […]

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Building soil: Compost

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by

This video shows how I attempt to build soil  in my  very rocky back yard with a help of compost. After many attempts, as well as learning from other gardeners, I came up with few recipes that help me to grow healthy and tasty 🙂 fruit and vegetables. Besides your basic nitrogen and carbon, I […]

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Composting Video-in Spanish!

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by

This video describes how to make compost in a house with garden. Describes the system types, recommended materials, tools, keys for a good compost etc, while the author performs the activities. I hope it helps someone! Este video describe como hacer compost en una casa habitación con jardín. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFaLNQbR_VY Describe los tipos de sistema, materiales […]

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Home made lawn mower chipper

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by

Mulcher for compost Muestra una podadora triturando material para hacer compostas caseras Your Winner ID# is 413.

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Temperature Your Helpful Friend During Composting!

Posted on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by

How to measure temperature in a compost pile to make adjustments and observe the process. Compostas en Pila – Temperaturas Como medir temperaturas en la pila de composta para hacer ajustes y observar el proceso.

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You Can Compost Human Waste!

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

Oceans of sewage. Tapped-out water sources. Ever-costlier fertilizers. A flurry of recent studies warn of resource scarcity for the world’s cities. Fortunately, a growing legion of urban dwellers think the nutrients and water in their toilets are too valuable to flush away. From Boston to San Francisco, city dwellers are taking the “waste” out of […]

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Western Disposal Services – Boulder CO

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

Western offers curbside pickup of compostable material in many areas – an innovative service that helps increase diversion & serves the waste reduction goals of our customers and the community. Why Compost? In the landfill, organic material is covered & compacted and doesn’t have much, if any, oxygen to break down – so it doesn’t […]

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Composting Yard Trimmings and Municipal Solid Waste

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 by

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